BlackRock Summer Internship – Portfolio Manager

Website BlackRock

Job Description:

We are looking for a personable Associate Portfolio Manager (APM) to join our Portfolio Management team. The APM will be responsible for portfolio construction and rebalancing as well as investment strategy analysis. Our portfolio managers work with leading-edge portfolio risk and optimization technologies. Ideal candidates must have excellent problem-solving capabilities, a high degree of attention to detail, and strong organizational skills. The position requires solid verbal and written communication aptitude and the ability to work directly with clients on complicated tax- and risk-modeling problems. The APM must be able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks in a time-sensitive environment, be able to take initiative, and be comfortable taking on responsibility.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Use quantitative risk models and optimization programs to manage equity portfolios
  • Provide analytic support for client consulting projects
  • Extract and update data from portfolio accounting systems
  • Maintain and service relationships with clients
  • Implement electronic security trades and liaise with brokers and custodians
  • Develop and implement process improvements

Job Requirements:

  • Acute attention to detail and proofing
  • Demonstrated initiative, a broad perspective, creativity, and good quantitative intuition
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and computer competencies, with an emphasis on quantitative analysis
  • Strong Excel skills, including mastery of VLOOKUP, pivot tables, etc.
  • Knowledge of securities markets, products, behavior
  • Understanding of modern portfolio theory and its application
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Familiarity with multi-factor risk models

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college/university
  • Two to three years of relevant finance work experience required
  • Experience with portfolio operations, including custodial relationships, portfolio accounting, performance, and reconciliation

Job Details:

Company: BlackRock

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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